Entry-Level Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Salary

An average Entry-Level College Assistant Director of Admissions can expect to take home roughly $44K annually. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,851 - $55,988
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$44K
$56K
MEDIAN: $44,219
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$13.91 - $26.93
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MEDIAN: $19.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$34,851 - $55,988  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
Total Pay (?
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$34,763 - $56,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 310
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $26.93  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $36.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,763 - $56,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,199

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Surpassing the national average by 15 percent, Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level College Assistant Directors of Admissions can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+15 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+2 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, Pittsburgh is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) in Jersey City:
"A Lot of Traveling - Very Gratifying in the End."
Make sure the college/university pays for your rental vehicle while out recruiting. Make sure you are reimbursed for all expenses while out on the road. Listen to the students when they speak to you they are trying to find their way.

Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) in Philadelphia:
"Communicate!"
My advice for anyone starting in Admissions is to make sure that you are a good communicator. It is imperative to be able to communicate with students, parents, faculty, teachers, guidance counselors, etc.

Key Stats for Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
077
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Assistant Director of Admissions (college/university) Salaries

Public Speaking
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Sales
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Recruiting
0%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$44,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Social Media Marketing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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